Finally, California Residents Get a Real WIN From SCAQMD

The South Coast Air Quality Management District’s Republican-controlled refinery committee voted 3-2 to support an industry-backed alternative plan rather than the proposed all-out ban the committee had been considering earlier this year. The newly adopted plan directs agency staff to develop agreements with refineries in Torrance and Wilmington that would allow them to keep using… Read More »

Californians Need to Follow Australian Voters Who Reset Their Demand for Reliable & Affordable Electricity

Australian taxpayers forked out more than $320,000 for a Climate Week conference, where the former US vice president “communicated the urgency of the climate crisis”. The fear and scare tactics continue: What was formerly “global warming” and then “climate change”, is now a “climate crisis”.  Green/Labor brought in heavy hitter and Al Gore to “train”… Read More »

The Green New Deal’s Epic Transportation and Commerce Fail

Electricity has its limitations about being able to energize (no pun intended) the societies around the world to support worldwide transportation which is the basis of international commerce. Let’s take a closer look at a few deficiencies of intermittent renewable electricity from wind turbines and solar panels as its obvious that any “super grid” of… Read More »

A Moral Case for Zero Emission Electricity for All

Almost half the world — over three billion people — live on less than $2.50 a day. At least 80% of humanity lives on less than $10 a day. More than 80 percent of the world’s population lives in countries where income differentials are widening. In 2005, the wealthiest 20% of the world accounted for… Read More »

Sorry Kids—the Next Energy Alternative is Not Here Yet

The term “renewable energy” in most cases does not refer to energy in its totality, but just “electricity.” Wind and solar farms can only produce electricity, and even that is intermittent, needing the wind to blow or the sun to shine, or both, continually from Oslo in the North to Christchurch in the Southern Hemisphere.… Read More »

California Democrats Fail to Denounce the Egregious Proliferation of Child Labor in the EV Supply Chain

The “elephant” in the room of rechargeable batteries is the EV.  The, Tesla battery weighs in excess of 1,000 pounds, while the iPhone battery is only 0.026kg. California already has 50% of the EV’s in America. To meet former California Gov. Jerry Brown’s executive orders to push the state toward having 5 million electric cars… Read More »

California Lawmakers’ War on Domestic Oil and Gas Creating National Security Risk

Both California’s in-state crude oil production, and Alaskan oil imports have both been forced into decline and are now unable to meet the states’ energy needs. Shockingly, according to the California Energy Commission, California increased crude oil imports from foreign countries from 5% in 1992 to 57% in 2018, and costing California more than $60… Read More »

PTS Advance Continues to Grow Its Life Sciences Team

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — PTS Advance has officially announced that it has agreed to, and met, the closing conditions to acquire BioStaff Solutions Inc., a boutique clinical resourcing firm. The acquisition creates an end to end clinical resourcing solution for the Life Sciences division of PTS Advance, complementing their post market compliance… Read More »

California Supports Foreign Big Oil

Summary: Despite the constant rhetoric in California to not support big oil, the State continues its support for “foreign” big oil by requiring our in-state manufacturers to export $73 million dollars a day to oil rich foreign countries for their crude oil to meet the energy demands of the state, by not drilling for crude… Read More »

California Refineries are the MVP’s of the economy and GHG emissions

The robust California economy is using more than 60 million gallons of fuels DAILY for the military, aviation, cruise liner, importing/exporting, trucking, and automobile industries. All those fuels are manufactured in-state, in the most environmentally regulated location on earth. Removing any one of the twelve major refineries would be devastating to the economy and the… Read More »